22nd Mar2015

‘The Remaining’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Johnny Pacar, Shaun Sipos, Bryan Dechart, Alexa Vega, Italia Ricci, Liz E. Morgan, John Pyper-Ferguson, Kim Pacheco | Written by Casey La Scala, Chris Dowling | Directed by Casey La Scala If there’s one thing I’ll never understand it’s the American obsession with the rapture. Over the past couple of years we’ve seen a […]

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20th Mar2015

‘The Scorpion King 4: Quest For Power’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Victor Webster, Lou Ferrigno, Michael Biehn, M. Emmet Walsh, Esmé Bianco, Barry Bostwick, Roy “Big Country” Nelson, Royce Gracie, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Ellen Holman, Rutger Hauer | Written by Michael D. Weiss | Directed by Mike Eliott You know you’re in trouble with a direct to DVD movie when the writer has a […]

17th Mar2015

‘WWE The Road is Jericho: Epic Stories and Rare Matches from Y2J’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Chris Jericho may be with WWE part-time, but some of us remember when he first made his debut in the company, and then realise just how long ago that was.  Some of us even remember him in WCW, even as far back as the original ECW and this is why WWE: The Road is Jericho: […]

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16th Mar2015

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman , Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland | Written by Peter Craig, Danny Strong | Directed by Francis Lawrence After the events of Catching Fire and the destruction of the Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13, once thought to have been […]

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16th Mar2015

‘Extraterrestrial’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, Melanie Papalia, Jesse Moss, Anja Savcic, Sean Rogerson, Emily Perkins, Mike Kovac, Fred Keating, Gil Bellows, Michael Ironside | Written and Directed by The Vicious Brothers Horror fans usually know where a film is going when they see a group of walk into a cabin in the woods, it means […]

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15th Mar2015

‘Starry Eyes’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Alex Essoe, Amanda Fuller, Noah Segan, Fabianne Therese, Shane Coffey, Natalie Castillo, Pat Healy, Nick Simmons, Maria Olsen, Marc Senter, Louis Dezseran | Written and Directed by Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer What would you do to be a star? If you look at modern society it seems that people will do anything to get […]

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15th Mar2015

‘Hostages: The Complete Season One’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

If Nordic Noir hits like The Killing have taught us anything it’s that some of the best television doesn’t come from places like America or the United Kingdom but further afield.  When you take the time to look a little further there are difference styles out there and for a lot of viewers burnt out […]

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15th Mar2015

‘Broadchurch: Series Two’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

The return of Broadchurch raised one question, just where would they go with the story now? The answer is one that raises a few questions, such as did it really work? In taking the focus to court and also bringing in a past case a lot of good work from the first series was unravelled, […]

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13th Mar2015

Competition: Win ‘Halo Nightfall’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Halo: Nightfall is the latest exciting live action thriller, based on the best-selling Xbox franchise, in the ever-expanding Halo® universe. From executive producer Ridley Scott and the director of Battlestar Galactica, this all-new feature film introduces Agent Locke – the protagonist from the forthcoming Halo 5: Guardians video game on Xbox One – Halo: Nightfall […]

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12th Mar2015

‘Clown’ DVD Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Andy Powers, Laura Allen, Peter Stormare, Elizabeth Whitmere, Christian Distefano, Chuck Shamata, Matthew Stefiuk, Sarah Scheffer, Allen Altman | Written by Christopher D. Ford, Jon Watts | Directed by Jon Watts An Eli Roth produced horror film about a killer clown. As concepts go, Clown has itself a real doozy. When the clown he […]

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12th Mar2015

‘The Ninja Immovable Heart’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Rob Baard, Roger Neave, Danny Glover, John Balazs, Blaze Broadway, Cassandra Gava, Aliante Youngdino, Jacob Fyfe, Vivian Langham, Jennifer Rose, Christopher Bunworth, Melinda Di Natale | Written by Rob Baard | Directed by John Balazs, Rob Baard Ninja, Danny Glover and a man wearing a terrible spandex suit – it’s like the 1980s never […]

12th Mar2015

‘Hooked Up’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Jonah Ehrenreich, Júlia Molins, Stephen Ohl, Natascha Wiese | Written and Directed by Pablo Larcuen A dark, loud, found footage horror film set in a Barcelona apartment block at night. No, not that one – with not a fireman in sight, on a lads’ holiday following a bad breakup, two awful young Americans hook […]

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12th Mar2015

UK release announced for Adam Green’s ‘Digging Up the Marrow’

by Phil Wheat

From horror maestro Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen) comes the ingenious genre mash-up of documentary and dark fantasy – Digging Up The Marrow – on DVD 15th June 2015. This faux documentary has already accrued a cult following after generating buzz from highly secretive screenings at a handful of film festivals. Based on the dark illustrations […]

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12th Mar2015

Competition: Win ‘Horns’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Horns – on DVD & Blu-ray 16th March 2015 – we have a DVD copy to giveaway courtesy of Lionsgate UK. Daniel Radcliffe makes an explosive return to horror after 2012’s Woman in Black and stars in the provocative dark fantasy – Horns, adapted from Joe Hill’s best selling novel […]

11th Mar2015

‘American Ghost Story’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: David Hayter, Maria del Mar, Casey Hudecki, Amanda Joy Lim, Adrienne Kress, Frank Moore, Samantha Wan, Shara Kim, Craig Porritt | Written and Directed by Joseph O’Brien I never really understand the need to rename horror films once they have already been released under a different name, but I guess there are plenty of […]

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09th Mar2015

Review Round-Up: ‘Contracted’ & ‘The Skeleton Twins’

by Phil Wheat

CONTRACTED Stars: Najarra Townsend, Charley Koontz, Matt Mercer, Alice Macdonald, Katie Stegeman, Caroline Williams | Written and Directed by Eric England Contracted, originally screened at Frightfest back in 2013, stars Najarra Townsend as Samantha, a young woman who contracts something nasty after being date-raped at a party. Over the course of a few short days, […]

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08th Mar2015

’71′ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jack O’Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Anderson, Richard Dormer, Charlie Murphy, Valene Kane, Martin McCann, Sam Hazeldine, Killian Scott, David Wilmot, Barry Keoghan | Written by Gregory Burke | Directed by Yann Demange As a fan of history I always find myself interested in films like ’71 which look at the complicated issues […]

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03rd Mar2015

Peccadillo Pictures announce release of ‘What’s Left of Us’

by Phil Wheat

Originally screened at London’s Frightfest in 2013 under the title of The Desert, What’s Left Of Us is a superb, gripping and terrifying imagining of three people holding on to sanity, safety and all they have left. The film is set for a VOD and DVD release on May 11th courtesy of Peccadillo Pictures, who […]

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03rd Mar2015

Competition: Win Eli Roth-produced horror ‘Clown’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of the truly terrifying Clown – on DVD & Blu-ray 2nd March 2015 – we have a DVD copy to giveaway courtesy of Studiocanal. From splatter-maestro Eli Roth (Hostel; Grindhouse) and starring Peter Stormare (Fargo; Jurassic Park: The Lost World), horror fans will rejoice as Clown sets out to break taboos […]

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28th Feb2015

Competition: Win viral horror ‘[REC] 4: Apocalypse’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of [REC]: Apocalypse – on DVD & Blu-ray 2nd March 2015 – we have a DVD copy to giveaway courtesy of Entertainment One. The horror’s about to come full circle with the series’ original star and director Manuela Velasco and Jaume Balagueró returning for more terrifying fun, as the deadly demonic […]

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26th Feb2015

‘Voodoo Passion’ (1977) DVD Review (Ascot Elite)

by Mondo Squallido

aka Ru der blonden Göttin Stars: Ada Tauler, Nanda Van Bergen, Jack Taylor, Karine Gambier, Vítor Mendes, Ly Frey, Aida Gouveia | Written by Jess Franco, Erwin C. Dietrich | Directed by Jess Franco The film opens up on a sun kissed beach in Haiti. A group of locals are in the middle of a Voodoo ritual (pointed out […]

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25th Feb2015

‘Hot & Saucy Pizza Girls’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: John Holmes, Candida Royalle, Laurien Dominique, Christine De Shaffer, Desiree Cousteau, John Seeman | Directed by Bob Chinn We all love pizza right? Sometimes there’s nothing better than kicking back on a lazy weekend evening, sinking some beers and ordering from your nearest pizza joint. Sometimes the service can be quite lousy, but every […]

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